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Materials
  • World map that you have previously plotted the earthquakes
  • Internet access
  • 'Musical Plates' journal/notebook OR Activity 4 printable worksheet to record your answers

Instructions:
  1. Take out the world map that on which you previously plotted the earthquakes.
     
  2. Look at recent volcanic activity and add the locations of at least 5 active volcanoes to your map.
  3. From your map, can you determine whether or not volcanoes have anything to do with the plate boundaries?
     
  4. Do earthquakes and volcanoes often appear in the same locations?  Support your answer with an example from the map (e.g. the Etna volcano is located ...).


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